Tuesday, June 19, 2018

SOCAN Confirms Record-setting Royalty Collections and Distributions to Music Creators and Publishers

Company previews exciting tech projects at annual general meeting
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Singer Scott Helman back to play the Budweiser Stage — the venue he was...

Scott Helman is about to upgrade on what was previously his most memorable evening at the lakeshore shack Toronto now calls the Budweiser Stage.

AND THE WINNERS OF THE 2018 SOCAN AWARDS ARE …

SOCAN, Canada’s performing rights organziation, held its 29th annual awards event Monday night (June 18) in Toronto. The purpose is to honour and celebrate the country’s best songwriters and composers.

Banksy exhibit adds extra month in Toronto; New Order and Miguel add Toronto dates

Due to popular demand, Toronto’s The Art of Banksy exhibit is extended until Sunday, August 19, and new tickets ($33-$35) went on sale on Monday at banksyexhibit.com....

YouTube Music and YouTube Premium Launch in Canada: It’s All Here

The wait is over! Starting today, YouTube Music is available to everyone in Canada. Now Canadian fans can find more of the music they love and effortlessly discover new favourites.

MURDA BEATZ MADE A KILLING AT FORTNITE — AND GAVE IT TO NORM KELLY,...

It’s been a pretty busy few days from Canadian hip-hop producer Murda Beatz. On Tuesday, he competed in the first Fortnite Pro Am in Los Angeles, finishing 11th with his partner, Valkyrae, winning $20,000 for charity.
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ALESSIA CARA ON FAME AND ‘A VOID I DIDN’T KNOW HOW TO FILL’

Alessia Cara insists she doesn’t want to sound ungrateful, but coming to terms with stardom hasn’t been easy.
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How Drake’s epic Degrassi reunion for his ‘I’m Upset’ video came together: ‘It was...

Degrassi will undoubtedly score new fans under the imprimatur of Drake, with the music video earning more than 2.6 million YouTube views since it was posted late on Wednesday.

PARTNER CLAIMS $10,000 SOCAN SONGWRITING PRIZE

Josée Caron and Lucy Niles win over voters with their creativity to make "Play The Field" the favourite song among 10 finalists

LIL TAY TALKS LIKE SHE’S THE FAMILY BREADWINNER, AND THAT’S DISTURBING

Vancouver’s foul-mouthed nine-year-old rapper is moving with her mother to L.A., saying, ‘You need money to, like, support your family. Everyone wants to live a good life’

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